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Godfrey Rees Fowler

Godfrey Fowler
Full Name: Godfrey Rees Fowler
Birth date: January 2, 1876
Death date: March 24, 1958

Terms of Service

  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Godfrey Rees Fowler, birth date 1/2/1876, son of Henry Bascom, grandson of Andrew Jackson Fowler. Chapter IX, Descendants of Andrew Jackson Fowler and Martha Susan Glenn, pp. 169-170. Annals of the Fowler Family, with Branches in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, California, and Texas 1901.
  • Biography, pp. 502-504. Birth date 1/2/1876 in Palestine, Texas. Centennial History of Anderson County Texas, Showing the Development of this Important County. . . 1936.
  • Godfrey Rees Fowler, birth date 1/2/1876 in Palestine, Anderson County; death date 3/24/1958; biographical sketch from Pioneer Families of Anderson County Prior to 1900; interment in Palestine City Cemetery, Anderson County. Find a Grave .
  • United States Army, Captain, Company F, 33rd Infantry Regiment, Spanish-American War; United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry, World War I. "In 1897, G.R. Fowler began his law practice in Palestine, but this was short-lived because of the Spanish American War. He became a Captain of Company F, Thirty-third Infantry Regiment and remained in the Philippines until 1901. He returned to Palestine and his law practice, and served in the Texas Legislature in 1903-04. He joined the Army in 1909 in Nicaragua and was made a General. When the Nicaraguan Army of Liberation succeeded in its task in 1910, he returned to Palestine. He served in France during World War I and at the time of his retirement in 1934, he held the rank of Lieutenant Colonel." Biographical sketch from Pioneer Families of Anderson County Prior to 1900; military grave marker, Godfrey Rees Fowler. Find a Grave .
  • Fowler, Godfrey Rees, United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War, Call Number: 401-230. Captain, Company G, 2nd Texas Volunteer Infantry; First Lieutenant, Company M, 2nd Texas Volunteer Infantry. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935 .
  • Fowler, Godfrey R., Texas Volunteer Guard, Call Number: 401-193. Adjutant General circular dated 1/10/1900. Captain, Company G, 3rd Infantry, Texas Volunteer Guard.
    Previous U.S. Volunteer Army experience, question number 8: Captain, Company G, 2nd Texas United States Volunteer Infantry 5/13-11/9/1898; Captain, Company F, 33rd Infantry United States Volunteers 7/22/1899-4/17/1901. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935 .
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